Sweet Poha (मीठी पोहा, അവള്വിളയിച്ചത്, ಸಿಹಿಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ) This Sweet Poha is very simple, no cooking recipe that is very much loved by lord Krishna, This is one of the festive recipe that is prepared on Sri Krishna Janamashathami ( Lord krishna’s Birthday). We can say it is a authentic and traditional recipe that is been prepared , offered and enjoyed . This is prepared by flattened rice flakes, jaggery and fresh coconut. In different states it called by its native names as Goda Pohvu, Sihi Avalakki, Vella Aval, Theepi Atukulu, Godaso Pou, Kaleyle Pohvu, Aval Vilayichathu.
Regional Dish: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Mangalore, Karnataka.
Cuisine Style: Kerala| Cooking Time 10 mins| Take it as such | Type Sweet| Shelf Life: 1 day| Quantity: 2 Servings.
Appx. Nutritional values calculated for 1 serving
Calories (181.3Kcals), Carbohydrates (28g), Protein (6g), Fat (1.5g).
- Poha / Flattened rice flakes – 1 cup
- Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup
- Grated jaggery – 1/4 cup (adjust to taste)
- Powdered cardamom – a pinch
- Raisins – a handful
- Fried Cashew nut pieces 2 tbsp.
- Ghee 1 tbsp.
- Wash Poha with water and drain in a sieve / colander. (use thick poha rather than paper thin variety for best results).
- Allow poha to rest for 10 mins.
- Mix grated coconut, jaggery and cardamom powder well and mix with the soaked poha and ghee.
- Add raisins and cashew nuts and our sweet poha is ready to be enjoyed.
Variations: Use flattened rice made out of brown rice, rose metta rice. Add roasted sesame seeds.